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4 Ways Parents Can Encourage Their Children to Read Good Books

4 Ways Parents Can Encourage Their Children to Read Good Books

Directing children to worthwhile reading material requires more than picking up a book and handing it to them.

The “Newspeak” of Facebook Reactions

The “Newspeak” of Facebook Reactions

Hurtling toward the loss of language?

Wow… Only 28% of Parents Require Their Children to do Chores

Wow… Only 28% of Parents Require Their Children to do Chores

Are parents missing a great chance to give their children a successful start in life?

Do Millennials Take Employment for Granted?

Do Millennials Take Employment for Granted?

Is it time that Americans of all ages begin recognizing that the good life doesn’t come to a person without a lot of blood, sweat, and tears?

Why It’s Bad for a Society to Do Away with Shame

Why It’s Bad for a Society to Do Away with Shame

C.S. Lewis offers some insight.

New Study Suggests Manners Might Reduce Obesity

New Study Suggests Manners Might Reduce Obesity

Would the physical and emotional health of American families improve if they returned to having more mannerly and leisurely dinners together?

‘Peter Rabbit’ vs. ‘Polar Bear’s Underwear’: The Revenge of the Classics

‘Peter Rabbit’ vs. ‘Polar Bear’s Underwear’: The Revenge of the Classics

Do children really need books about zombies or a polar bear’s missing underwear?

Many New Toys Leave No Room for Imagination

Many New Toys Leave No Room for Imagination

“Imagination does not stir at the suggestion of the feeble, much-diluted stuff that is too often put into children’s hands.”

Modesty, Faith, and Burqa Bans

Modesty, Faith, and Burqa Bans

Women cannot participate as equals in the public space when entirely disguised, when their ability to show emotion and communicate is so intentionally handicapped.

George Washington’s Secret to Successful Government

George Washington’s Secret to Successful Government

As we continue on the elusive quest for an ideal 45th president, perhaps we would benefit from examining the first: George Washington.

Is the Pope Infallible? It depends.

Is the Pope Infallible? It depends.

Here’s some clarity on what the Catholic Church actually believes. 

Have We Taken the Whole ‘Disorder’ Thing Too Far?

Have We Taken the Whole ‘Disorder’ Thing Too Far?

There’s a new disorder on the loose and it’s known as PIU: Problematic Internet Use.

Harper Lee on ‘Equality’

Harper Lee on ‘Equality’

4 surprising quotes from To Kill a Mockingbird.

New Study: Parenting More Effective than Ritalin for ADHD

New Study: Parenting More Effective than Ritalin for ADHD

Children who went through "behavior modification" treatment saw significant benefits.

What’s the meaning?

What’s the meaning?

Bernie’s new t-shirt by Shep Fairey looks like a cross.

Can a Christian build a wall?

Can a Christian build a wall?

The Pope made a statement he might want to walk back. 

The Real Reason Why We Should Read

The Real Reason Why We Should Read

Words of wisdom from Sir Francis Bacon.

The End of Ideas in American Politics?

The End of Ideas in American Politics?

Americans have long mistrusted intellectuals, nowhere more so than when intellectuals have had access to power. There is considerable irony in this apprehension, for the Founding Fathers were themselves men of intellect and learning.

Yes, Blacks can be Racist

Yes, Blacks can be Racist

In the name of Black Lives Matter, a white Marine allegedly was beat up by a group of black teens and adults.

What’s Really Causing So Many School Suspensions

What’s Really Causing So Many School Suspensions

The answer shouldn't surprise us.

Revered Philosopher: Children Actually Want Parents to Lay Down the Law

Revered Philosopher: Children Actually Want Parents to Lay Down the Law

So much for "friendship" parenting...

Doctor: Physicians Don’t Care About Their Patients Anymore

Doctor: Physicians Don’t Care About Their Patients Anymore

Has medicine today become too much about process, and not enough about relationships?

How Air Combat Changed Roald Dahl

How Air Combat Changed Roald Dahl

Did you know the famous author was a fighter pilot in World War II?

Teachers Fed Up with Undisciplined Students

Teachers Fed Up with Undisciplined Students

An increasing number of teachers are reluctant to encourage others to follow their footsteps.

This is How a Chinese Son Begged His Parents for Forgiveness

This is How a Chinese Son Begged His Parents for Forgiveness

Could the West use some more respect for its elders?

3 Reasons Why Antonin Scalia Was a Great Writer

3 Reasons Why Antonin Scalia Was a Great Writer

Considering that only 27% of American students are proficient in writing, would American students benefit from learning from some of his writing secrets? 

Tradition with Incredible Track Record Predicts the GOP Nominee
Euthanasia for Depression: A Bad Idea?

Euthanasia for Depression: A Bad Idea?

New data has led to a concern that physician-assisted death is serving as a substitute for effective psychological support.

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